Crime Statistics for Rowley Regis, Sandwell, Sandwell, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rowley Regis, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rowley Regis using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 285 street level crime incidents in Rowley Regis in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rowley Regis, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime142
Anti Social Behaviour32
Public Order25
Criminal Damage Arson20
Burglary15
Vehicle Crime14
Other Theft11
Shoplifting10
Other Crime7
Drugs3
Possession Of Weapons3
Robbery2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime285

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Rowley Regis. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Rowley Regis

We've taken the ten nearest places to Rowley Regis and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Rowley Regis has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Portway (0.88 miles)290
Oldbury (1.39 miles)289
Rowley Regis285
Dudley Wood (1.39 miles)252
Blackheath (0.88 miles)241
Oakham (1.24 miles)226
Baptist End (1.39 miles)188
Netherton (1.39 miles)188
Springfield (0.62 miles)185
Haden Cross (1.24 miles)172

15.9%
of Sandwell residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rowley Regis

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Rowley Regis and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Rowley Regis142
Portway118
Oldbury115
Dudley Wood111
Blackheath111
Oakham93
Haden Cross87
Springfield86
Baptist End68
Netherton68

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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